Sphenoidal process - Processus sphenoidalis

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Description

The sphenoidal process is a thin, compressed plate, much smaller than the orbital, and directed upward and medialward.

It presents three surfaces and two borders:


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Palatine bone > Perpendicular plate > Sphenoidal process

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